Anjali Legrand

Interactive Event for Eastern India tech startups held by British High Commission

The ‘UK-Kolkata Interactive Session with Tech Startups’ event by The British Deputy High Commission in Kolkata saw 22 startups from various sectors in attendance. The event was held to bring together startups with a focus on technology. “There is a perception that business climate is not conducive in Kolkata and East India, but perceptions can be […]

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SaaS expense management startup, Fyle, aims to ease process for employees with Outlook Add-in

Bengaluru-based Fyle, a fintech startup aiming to simplify expense management for businesses and their employees, has released a new Outlook Add-In to supplement its services. The startup uses artificial intelligence to perform data extraction services for receipts and online expenses. Founded in 2016 by Yashwanth Madhusudan and Sivaramakrishnan Narayanan, Fyle has a client list including […]

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No waiting and quicker service while dining out, thanks to this app

Dining out can often be stressful and more complicated than necessary. At least that was the experience of Smit Nebhwani and Amrish Patel, the founders of Voolsy. After numerous harrowing experiences of waiting endlessly for waiters, menus and other issues, the pair founded a restaurant dine-out mobile app in February 2016. The startup’s app allows […]

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Women Startups

10 Women-led Indian startups that made news in 2017

2017 proved to be a year of growth for female entrepreneurs who have risen in ranks even as societal conflicts, issues and pressures persist. According to a CNN story filed in July 2017, a mere five months ago, only 3 percent of venture capital funding was received by American women CEOs. In addition, only 17 […]

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Bollywood actors bring glamour to the world of startups

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s recent investment in furniture-rental startup, Furlenco, is the latest in a series of investments by Bollywood celebrities. In addition to funding, startups who receive investments from Bollywood actors also grab eyeballs for having a famous investor. The movement from the acting world to the one of business has become more and […]

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